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Technical Studies

Technical Studies

Department Head: Mr. T. Klingbile
Mr. B. Fenton (Kivisto)
Mr. G. Brezeauna
Mr. D. Horrocks

 

TIJ 1O: INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGIES, Open

This course enables students to understand the technological and computer concepts they need in order to design, develop, and build usable products and/or deliver services, and to pursue further technological studies. Students will use the technological design process and a variety of tools and software to solve problems, complete projects, and strengthen their communication skills.

TCJ 2O: CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY, Open

This course requires students to design, build, and evaluate projects using design instruments and machine and hand tools. Students will solve technological problems through a variety of media; identify and describe building materials and other resources needed to construct, maintain, and service buildings; identify support systems and components; apply safety rules related to materials, processes, and equipment; identify common architectural styles; and identify careers related to construction technology.

TDJ 2O: TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN, Open

This course requires students to design and develop innovative products and services. Students will learn the following: how to identify user needs related to specified design problems; the physical properties of selected materials and their application in product design; techniques to create physical products and services; various presentation techniques; how to test and evaluate design solutions; and the implications of technology on the development of products or services. They will also become aware of design-related careers.

TMJ 2O: MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, Open

This course introduces students to the scope of the manufacturing industry, the various components used in the design of products, the industrial tools and equipment used, and methods of manufacturing, including assembly-line production. Students will learn about technical drawing; preparation processes; manufacturing techniques; power, electronic, and quality control systems; careers in the manufacturing field; and the role of entrepreneurs in Canadian society.

TTJ 2O: TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY, Open

This course requires students to build projects and to learn service procedures related to different modes of transportation. Students will learn about support systems for transporting people and products; measurement systems and methods; the analysis, design, and construction of a system to convert and make practical use of energy ; the function of major vehicle system components; the impact of transportation systems on the environment; communication skills; and transportation-related careers.

TCJ 3C: CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY, College Preparation
 
Recommended prerequisite: TCJ 2O.
 
This course focuses on residential and light construction systems related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction. Students will learn about the tools, materials, equipment, and methods used in the light construction industry; structural analysis and design; presentation and working drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also estimate materials and labour costs; study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues and energy conservation; and explore careers and the impact of construction technology on society and the environments. NOTE: Additional charge for individual project.

 

TDJ 3MD: TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN - MANUFACTURING, University/College Preparation

Recommended prerequisite: TDJ 2O.
 
This course provides students with opportunities to apply the principles of technological design to challenges in communications, manufacturing, electronics, transportation, architecture, industrial and consumer products, health and safety equipment, and environmental services. Students will identify user needs, estimate labour and material costs, analyse material characteristics, and illustrate design solutions, using traditional and computer-based methods. They will also acquire the basic design skills required for post secondary studies in engineering, manufacturing, architecture and construction.
This course is for students interested in the Manufacturing Industry and Engineering.

 

TDJ 3MK: TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN - CONSTRUCTION, University/College Preparation

Recommended prerequisite: TDJ 2O.
 
This course provides students with opportunities to apply the principles of technological design to challenges in communications, manufacturing, electronics, transportation, architecture, industrial and consumer products, health and safety equipment, and environmental services. Students will identify user needs, estimate labour and material costs, analyse material characteristics, and illustrate design solutions, using traditional and computer-based methods. They will also acquire the basic design skills required for post secondary studies in engineering, manufacturing, architecture and construction.
This course is for students interested in the Construction Industry, Architecture or Engineering.

 

TMJ 3C: MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY- MACHINING, College Preparation

Recommended prerequisite: TMJ 2O.
 
This course focuses on design principles; electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic control systems; and traditional and advanced manufacturing processes. Students will solve problems and make the critical decisions necessary to develop efficient production systems. They will also study the broad range of career opportunities available in the manufacturing sector and their educational requirements, and will research the scope of the manufacturing industry and the impact of its products on individuals, society, and the environment.
This course is for students interested in Precision Machining.
 

TMJ 3EZ: MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY- METAL FABRICATION, Workplace Preparation

Recommended prerequisite: TMJ 2O.
 
This course helps familiarize students with the broad range of career opportunities within the manufacturing sector. Students will acquire design and fabrication skills using a variety of materials, tools, equipment, and processes, and will construct products that adhere to design specifications and meet quality control standards. In addition to developing employability and technical skills, students will develop an understanding of the impact of the manufacturing sector on consumers, society, and the environment.
This course is for students interested in Metal Fabrication and Welding.
 

TTJ 3C: TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY, College Preparation

Recommended prerequisite: TTJ 2O.
 
This course examines the infrastructure required for the operation of land, air, and/or marine vehicles. Students will design, construct, and modify vehicles, and apply safe work practices and procedures using current technology. They will also develop effective communication and teamwork skills when developing solutions to managing vehicle support systems; investigate the educational requirements for career opportunities in the transportation sector; and analyse the impact of transportation technology on society and the environment.
 

TCJ 4C: CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY, College Preparation 

Prerequisite: TCJ 3C.
 
This course focuses on advanced residential construction, more complex construction systems, and the introduction of heavy construction related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction. Students will learn about the tools, materials, equipment, and methods used in the light and heavy construction industries; structural analysis and design; presentation and working drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also estimate materials and labour costs; study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues; and explore energy conservation, careers, and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment.
NOTE: Additional charge for individual projects.
 

TDJ4MD: TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN - MANUFACTURING, University/College Preparation 

Prerequisite: TDJ3MD
 
This course provides students with opportunities to solve problems in design through the use of technical drawings, model building, testing and marketing. Students will research, design, and test solutions for residential or commercial architecture, industrial engineering, and manufacturing. They will also examine the educational requirements of a technical-design-related career in engineering, architecture, or industrial design.
This course is for students interested in the Manufacturing Industry or Engineering.

 

TDJ4MK: TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN - CONSTRUCTION, University/College Preparation 

PrerequisIte: TDJ3MK
 
This course provides students with opportunities to solve problems in design through the use of technical drawings, model building, testing, and marketing. Students will research, design and test solutions for residential or commercial architecture, industrial engineering, manufacturing. They will also examine the educational requirements of a technical-design related career in engineering, architecture, or industrial design.
This course is for students interested in the Construction Industry, Architecture or Engineering.

 

TMJ 4C: MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY, College Preparation 

Prerequisite: TMJ 3C.
 
This course focuses on advanced manufacturing and engineering and provides students with an opportunity to develop specialized knowledge and skills used in sophisticated production processes. Students will solve problems, make the decisions necessary to develop a product for manufacture, and examine production methods, quality control systems, and environmental and societal impacts.
This course is for students interested in Precision Machining.

 

TMJ 4EZ: MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, Workplace Preparation 

Prerequisite: TMJ 3EZ.
 
This course focuses on drafting and design, machining, welding, computer numerical control (CNC), computer assisted machining (CAM), motor control, hydraulic control, pneumatic control, and computer control. Students will use sophisticated design and manufacturing systems to design and fabricate tooling, to program CNC equipment, and to design and build solutions to technological challenges in manufacturing. This course is for students interested in Metal Fabrication and Welding.
 

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